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Book: Madame Lola by Douglas Braverman
To escape the Holocaust, Rivka Hirschberg, a Jewish concert pianist, masquerades as a Christian jazz musician in the decadent nightclubs of Nazi Berlin. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a sixteen-year-old high school student in modern day New York, is surprised to discover that he has a mysterious, elderly great-aunt who, though Jewish, had worked for Adolph Hitler. Jeffrey befriends the cantankerous old [...]
 
Book: A Teacher of Time - Berlin Wall by Mary Maxie
Book 2 of the Teacher of Time series. Peter and Laurena have adopted Friedrich, who they met on their time travels to a German concentration camp in 1943. Friedrich takes the same portal to the past, located at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. He ends up in 1974 Berlin, where he meets Mari, another violin student, whose family was trapped behind the wall when it was first [...]
 
Book: Double Spy by Peter van Wermeskerken
Synopsis: Double Spy is my autobiography as a double agent in East Germany and the Netherlands, from March 1967 to September 1970. While I visited a young woman in Chemnitz, two men approached her, wanting to see me. Soon after, we spoke, and they recruited me as a spy for the HVA (intelligence service of the Ministry of State Security, the STASI). Back in the Netherlands, I immediately reported [...]
 
Book: Vanished in Berlin by Gry Finsnes
If you love two countries and they go to war with each other, which one do you choose to fight for? The German musician Friedrich is in Norway with his Norwegian girlfriend Ellen when Hitler attacks in April 1940. They flee together from Oslo but happen to find themselves very close to the fighting. Their dilemma is that both like Germany but not the Nazis, and Friedrich does not want to fight. [...]
 
Book: Exposed - The Education of Sarah Brown (The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series Book 1) by Michele E. Gwynn
Her dream vacation became a nightmare fast! In Barcelona, a womanizing photographer unleashes the full force of his charm on the small-town Texas librarian, Sarah Brown, a heady cocktail that threatens to steal her heart, a prize he admits he doesn't want. Still, she can't resist him, and finds herself experiencing the heights of ecstasy and lows of heartbreak as her lover disappears without a [...]
 
Book: Legends Live On - Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras by Richard Samuel Baty
Jennifer Haraldsson Sherman is now a Wife and Mother. She is also an Army Nurse serving in the Washington, DC area. With Vietnam heating up, she is uncomfortable thinking of the young Americans who will be going there to fight and die. She feels an obligation to once again serve her country, but she knows she will have to get the approval of her family first. In Eastern Germany, Jennifers old [...]
 
Book: Cherry Bomb by Steve Liskow
Anywhere else, fifteen will get you twenty. Along the turnpike, fifteen will get you dead. When beautiful fifteen-year-old Stacy Kendall disappears, her wealthy parents hire Hartford PI Zach Barnes to find her. Barnes fears that the girl is dead...until a brunette who looks like her shows up in a security video outside a sleazy motel room. Inside that room, a man lies dead. Overnight, Stacy turns [...]
 
Book: The Evolution of Elsa Kreiss (The Checkpoint, Berlin Detective Series Book 2) by Michele E. Gwynn
What happens when Berlin's premiere dominatrix trades her whip for a badge? She discovers she cannot escape her past. Elsa Kreiss enters the police academy, expecting her world to be safer for herself and her younger brother. Instead, it only becomes more dangerous! A new case involving three missing girls pulls her mentor, Kommissar Joseph Heinz, back into the dark abyss of child abductions and [...]
 
Book: The Baker's Daughter - Braving Evil In WW II Berlin by Douglas P. Cornelius
"A stirring story of Berlin teens' contributions to the Resistance." -- Kirkus Reviews While chaos reigns over WW II Berlin, seventeen-year-old Liddy returns to her family's bakery only to be confronted by a new customer Keppler, a Nazi officer. Marek, a young man with a secretive past, labors just a few paces away in the kitchen, but where do his loyalties lie? With the Nazis? With Liddy? [...]
 
Book: Forgotten Soldiers - What Happened to Jacob Walden by Warren Martin
The Cold War Story (revised edition) about Air Force Captain Jacob Walden shot down over Vietnam in 1970 and the untold story of why he never returned home. Forty years later Journalist Ted Pratt investigates what may be the sudden reappearance of Jacob Walden. Ted Pratt follows the trail to find Jacob and encounters Charlie Smith, a secretive and seasoned Operative who may have answers to the [...]
 
Book: Blogging der moderne Weg zum Reichtum (German Edition) by Laura Maya
Bloggen - der moderne Weg zum Reichtum - "Geteiltes Wissen ist gewonnenes Wissen. Wissen, das ihr gewonnen habt, gehort immer euch." Eine Geschaftsperson lebt von Auftragen und bemuht sich um die Gewahrleistung der Kundenzufriedenheit. Indem er seine Erfahrung an seine Mitarbeiter weitergibt, vergrossert er sein Kundenpotential und erweitert sein Geschaft. Diese Philosophie gilt auch fur das [...]
 
Book: Desperate Pursuit in Venice by Karynne Summars
When New York Private Equity partner Kataryna Taylor pursues the acquisition of a successful Italian biomedical company, she meets and falls in love with Luca Romano, a member of the existing shareholders. Kataryna and Luca engage in a sensual love affair, which includes erotic encounters neither one of them has experienced before with such intensity. But danger and a family drama wait around the [...]
 
Book: In Our Duffel Bags - Surviving the Vietnam Era by Richard C. Geschke, Robert A. Toto
They were young, and they were fighting a war no one wanted to fight. They chose to serve their country despite these challenges. In In Our Duffel Bags , authors Richard Geschke and Robert A. Toto narrate the stories and the experiences of what junior army officers faced as citizen soldiers during pre-voluntary military service from 1969 to 1972. This memoir provides an inside view of the [...]
 
Book: Lancaster Bomber Tail Gunner - The gripping short story of a bombing raid over Berlin and deadly encounters with German ME109 fighters in WW2 by Warne ...
This short story - 3700 words - is based upon a true account of a German fighter attack related to me years ago by an old friend, who was one of the few tail gunners to survive the 30 missions required for Lancaster crew. My friend's first name is Harry, he is still alive, and I have used his name as the tail gunner in this story. The opening lines find Harry's love Maureen washing glasses in an [...]
 
Book: The Night I Danced with Rommel - Unbroken Bonds - Hilde's Story by Elisabeth Marrion
'May I have this dance, Hilde' asked Field Marshal Rommel, opening the Grande Ball held in his honour. Did this dance save the life of Hilde's Polish friends? Hilde had come a long way since her dream of becoming a singer was shattered when her father made arrangements for her to work as a housekeeper in Berlin at the tender age of fourteen. Hilde's life is thrown into turmoil in Berlin during [...]
 
Book: The Undiscovered Room and other stories by Alison Knight
From the author of 'Peter Stone', a collection of nine bite-sized stories encompassing the darkly humorous to the supernatural. What mysterious force inspires a woman to paint a mural - with marmalade? A country policeman investigates the disappearance of two journalists from a crop circle. Berlin, 1938 - a dangerous time to be a Jew. Venture into the worlds of nine memorable characters who [...]
 
Book: #Berlin45 - The Final Days of the Third Reich by Philip Gibson
What if there had been social media during World War II? This is not a book in the usual book format. It is the compelling story of the final 20 days of Hitler's Third Reich told in the form of imaginary social media posts based on actual statements by Hitler, Churchill, Truman, Zhukov, Eisenhower, Goebbels, Bormann, Patton, Eva Braun and many others. The story begins with the announcement of, [...]
 
Book: The Connected - Switch from Credit Crunches to Creative Income - Breaking into the Wealth Zone of the Super-economics by Ritchie Felix
Right now, from Berlin to Bangladesh, from New York to Tokyo and Bahamas to Bamida - technological revolution is shattering down great institutions, norms and cultures that were once held at very high esteem. Jobs are flying out from factories into homes and across the borders in remote village close to ends of the earth poles. Great cities that experienced riot or strike last in early 1900s are [...]
 
Book: Vanished? - A Swedish Crime Novel (Stockholm Sleuth Series Book 1) by Christer Tholin
She: a very hot 30 something Swedish woman. He: a native of Berlin, on vacation in rural Sweden, seeking solace for his broken heart. They meet. He finds her irresistible. But before their relationship can get off the ground, she vanishes mysteriously, having apparently been abducted. So Martin sets out to rescue Liv from her captors, with the aid of two Swedish detectives in a race against time [...]
 
Book: Dark September by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
Germany invades mainland Britain. Stormtroopers swarm ashore along the South Wales beaches, determined to capture the Welsh Steelworks and Coal Mines. Newport is blitzed. Irishman Danny O'Shea's house is bombed and his wife is killed. His young son Adam has learning difficulties. Terrified of what the Nazis will do to him, O'Shea tries to take him to neutral Ireland. Penniless and desperate, they [...]
 
Book: Nor The Battle To The Strong (Intertwined Souls Series - Eva and Zoe Book 6) by Mary D. Brooks
**Finalist 2018 Readers Favorite Awards: Fiction - Fantasy- Urban** The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong in the sixth novel of the award-winning historical lesbian romance series imbued with urban fantasy and mystery. On the night of November 9, 1938 in Berlin, Germany a teenager's life was forever changed. Sent to the village of Aiden at the foothills of the Bavarian [...]
 
Book: Crate of Lies by Ray Stone
Harry Cohen is 'London Desk' for the Mossad. The success of a Middle East peace deal he has been part of relies on everyone keeping a big secret for two years but Moscow can't be trusted. Harry has found a clue to finding the lost Russian Amber Room and keeping Moscow quiet. With the aid of his trusted agent, Raithe Ravelle, he must trace the secret route the room travelled by exposing an arms [...]
 
Book: Two Suitors for Anna (A Keepsake Pocket Quilt Novel) by Molly Jebber
In 1903 Ohio, a young Amish woman must choose between the life she has long planned for and a new, very different future... Since Anna Plank moved to Berlin, Ohio, with her widowed mamm and two schweschders, she's found a real sense of belonging. As soon as her beloved Noah Schwartz proposes, they'll begin a new chapter here together. But Noah has a surprise for Anna: once they're married, he [...]
 
Book: The Barbarossa Covenant (A Justin Scott Thriller Book 2) by Ian A. O'Connor
"Author O'Connor...has written a nifty thriller that...holds reader interest with his breakneck plot...fits nicely in the Tom Clancy-meets-Dan Brown canon." -- Kirkus Reviews Past and present collide in the opening pages of The Barbarossa Covenant when retired FBI agent Justin Scott becomes a target for assassination while en route to Rome at the behest of the Vatican's secretary of state. Before [...]
 
Book: Against the Tide by John F. Hanley
It's July 1939 and even though Poland is trapped between Adolph Hitler and Uncle Joe Stalin, everyone hopes war can be avoided. On the island of Jersey, eighteen-year-old Jack Renouf is forbidden from associating with his own Uncle Fred because of his dangerous Communist views and salacious liaison with his Spanish mistress. Caught in his own velvet trap between outrageous Caroline and secretive [...]
 
Book: To Steal a Sea by Simon D. Reagan
Russian oligarch Petr Damyanovitch had amassed his fortune through ruthlessness and charisma. His war record had been exemplary: as one of the most talented snipers in the Russian Army he had survived the blood-soaked killing fields of Stalingrad, and been present at the fall of Berlin. But after the collapse of the USSR his obsession became to restore his nation's place in the world, using the [...]
 
Book: Across Great Divides by Monique Roy
Across Great Divides is a timeless, World War II story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler comes to power in 1933, one Jewish family refuses to be destroyed and defies the Nazis only to come up against another struggle confronting Apartheid in South Africa. Sixteen-year-old Eva and her twin sister, Inge, witness their lives in Berlin [...]
 
Book: The Great Game by D.R. Bell
After years of patient preparation, a block of countries led by China and Russia stages an overnight financial coup to unseat the US dollar as the world's reserve currency. Fortunes are made and lost in a matter of hours. But some have more far-ranging plans than financial gain. Computer engineer David Ferguson has no idea that a chance meeting with a friendly stranger in the airport will change [...]
 
Book: The Sixth Key (Rosicrucian Quartet) by Adriana Koulias
Long-listed for the prestigous Davitt and Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Fiction this best seller is a brain-teasing conspiracy thriller for the adventurous reader. 'By the Power of these keys the Head of the Church will be made the Lord of Hell.' In late 2012 a cryptic invitation leads a crime novelist to Venice's Island of the Dead. Seventy four years earlier a similar cryptic invitation brings [...]
 
Book: The Luck of the Weissensteiners (The Three Nations Trilogy) by Christoph Fischer
"...an eye opening and heart-warming story of survival..." "the essence of human nature" in the beautiful historic setting of Bratislava in 1933 - "Left me breathless and in awe" - "should be mandatory reading in history class" Watch the trailer: http://studio.stupeflix.com/v/OtmyZh4Dmc/ Voted No. 21 in http://www.readfree.ly/the-50-self-published-books-worth-reading-2013-14/ In the sleepy town [...]
 


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